A bill to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to expand health care access and reduce costs through the creation of small business health plans and through modernization of the health insurance marketplace.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
Length: 144 pages
Nov 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 2, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 15, 2006
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1955 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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